Competition Number: 21-22
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) invites qualified applicants to apply for the Manager of Communications (exempt) position within the CRD. This position will be situated in Williams Lake, BC, a thriving community with all major amenities. The Regional District is known for its agreeable climate and a vast array of outdoor recreational opportunities.
DUTIES: Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Manager of Communications is responsible for the overall management, coordination, and budget control of the internal and external communications program. The Manager of Communications provides expert advice to senior management and elected officials on communications and public relations policies and strategies; write, coordinate, and evaluate various communications activities within deadline, including briefing documents, speeches, public presentations, press releases; and manage website and social media sites.
The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism, with related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. The candidate will have a minimum of 5 years related experience in a corporate communications environment and three years managing employees; a valid class 5 driver’s license and must provide a Driver’s License abstract. This position will require some travel throughout the CRD for meetings as well as participation in an active Emergency Operations Centre.
SALARY: This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary.
WORK SITE LOCATION: Cariboo Regional District Office, Suite D, 180 3rd Avenue North, Williams Lake, BC.
HOURS OF WORK: The regular hours of work for this position are 70 bi-weekly hours. Flexible work hours, including some evenings and weekends may be required.
Qualified candidates wishing to apply and looking for a detailed job description including a list of the required qualifications can be found on the CRD website at www.cariboord.ca/careers. Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants in advance for their submissions; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will receive a response.
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted to participate in the process.